A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 96 km SE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia (60 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:31:58 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cs6k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs6k. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 18:31:58 / December 15, 2020 @ 6:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 99.9741° East, latitude 0.861° North, depth = 40.58 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.58 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 96 km SE of Padangsidempuan, Indonesia.
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